How to Download and Fix KBDAL.DLL?

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing KBDAL.DLL files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent KBDAL.DLL file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

KBDAL.DLL file Albania Keyboard Layout. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of KBDAL.DLL related errors on your device. You can also download KBDAL.DLL file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Vista, Windows XP

File info

General information
Filename KBDAL.DLL
File extension DLL
Description Albania Keyboard Layout
Program Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Author Microsoft Corporation
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Windows NT 32-bit
Copyrights © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Character set Unicode
Language cod Neutral

There are various types of errors related to KBDAL.DLL file. KBDAL.DLL file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to KBDAL.DLL file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • KBDAL.DLL is corrupted
  • KBDAL.DLL cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - KBDAL.DLL
  • KBDAL.DLL file error
  • KBDAL.DLL file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register KBDAL.DLL file:
  • KBDAL.DLL file could not be loaded
  • KBDAL.DLL file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because KBDAL.DLL file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to KBDAL.DLL can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing KBDAL.DLL file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

KBDAL.DLL file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with KBDAL.DLL file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to KBDAL.DLL file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of KBDAL.DLL or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to KBDAL.DLL file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the KBDAL.DLL file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the KBDAL.DLL file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the KBDAL.DLL file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace KBDAL.DLL file

The last solution is to manually download and replace KBDAL.DLL file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded KBDAL.DLL file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of KBDAL.DLL file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows Vista: ---
  • Windows XP: ---

If the steps did not solve your KBDAL.DLL file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename KBDAL.DLL
System Windows 10
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 da74ee72a1a161b52f7c6062f7c8bf0e
SHA1 97b2590cc057e9a6b866ea2005cb5d85003e3a4b
SHA256 78a61771ca22d971dae4569fdb7e4ad5e29371a476839246c990eea24bddb306
CRC32 2ff0205a
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename KBDAL.DLL
System Windows 8.1
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2013-08-22
File details
MD5 a802a7fb45bf264ec15be59057fa97e8
SHA1 d6e6a6cc7af4e779f9517b2bade6a5a7ac9fe505
SHA256 aa6fffc89ca24d716062dc5a20681164c7c6e9011c3f56ac61c80981a8efb93a
CRC32 fa19e196
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename KBDAL.DLL
System Windows 8
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 0db7808157e3bdea0a9da337a4075f4b
SHA1 3da1cae3cab4331dc30a0cefb6edd0aefb26acd8
SHA256 3bec9a4f09fb9b13f1347bc4ec7a8bef6bd509ed87fb5b87fab75eeedda72255
CRC32 0be48625
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\System32\
Filename KBDAL.DLL
System Windows 7
File size 7680 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 5e4d6044423cbc9fe8c2e26220708a6a
SHA1 eae5127cef1f5d31f54fc844ae656b5fa27ca924
SHA256 f69b5dc684fd263d55c7e635a08e78d6909c69168bb1a7b5de1b94a75f8f73a0
CRC32 6f89ffde
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename KBDAL.DLL
System Windows 7
File size 7168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 7affb90cc22510b95e3d5f63d3ff178e
SHA1 dcba92154455d079869aff0be75f61224b0ba948
SHA256 42c53936e0278e8dd0d7406d11a5e105d46feacff14ca70d6ec86bd1c0633416
CRC32 b0d71b25
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\
Filename KBDAL.DLL
System Windows Vista
File size 7680 bytes
Date 2006-11-02
File details
MD5 46eb7ba7d232acaad6fb43715e8ed38e
SHA1 731adfeadf9eda7ed7baef317c6627c9a6199f39
SHA256 a23b1f8eda023408b89296f8857ce29cdf70f9875599abda93639059c083cbfd
CRC32 047d6304
Example file location ---
Filename KBDAL.DLL
System Windows Vista
File size 7168 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b19549a10df08a50d1c2901137796ea0
SHA1 e3c32201358d9c9cb704d2e8463eed7a9365484f
SHA256 a3ac2b4050100f5660b9a14ee4299dea26bb06268c33713023290e34f9d10c95
CRC32 0a80a3d5
Example file location ---
Filename KBDAL.DLL
System Windows XP
File size 6656 bytes
Date 2008-04-14
File details
MD5 615ddbb5cbbae8301c1e7fa95f1e66a3
SHA1 ce4ba653692a12b0359b9158c7c0fafae1c80729
SHA256 20e80557e936dea7843323c25d35ef7e6a7b846622fe7d4b74a689501873a5b0
CRC32 114f747b
Example file location ---